Republicans have long seen themselves as synonymous with America, and everyone else as deviant and marginal.
One of the individuals said to belong to the “deviant trend” is Esfandiar Rahim Mashaei.
The report made reference to “the deviant group,” the preferred euphemism that state-run media there uses for al Qaeda.
The "deviant trend" is a title used by those who oppose Ahmadinejad to describe certain people close to him, including Mashaei.
People whose greatest crime might have been lack of enthusiasm feared that they might be suspected of deviant political beliefs.
Under the circumstances, deviant behavior could not be tolerated.
It smelled the outpouring of certain glands, tasted a deviant brain wave.
It became official record, and my experience was the deviant.
There's nothing shameful, deviant or weird about either of them.
When a person is judged by social standards to be deviant and even evil, however, it is difficult to summon caring.
c.1400, from Late Latin deviantem (nominative devians), present participle of deviare "turn aside," from Latin phrase de via, from de "off" (see de-) + via "way" (see via). The noun meaning "one that deviates" is from late 15c.; in the sexual sense, from 1952; also deviate (n.), recorded since 1912.
deviant de·vi·ant (dē'vē-ənt)
Differing from a norm or from the accepted standards of a society. n.
One that differs from a norm, especially a person whose behavior and attitudes differ from accepted social standards.